Max du Preez: Ramaphosa cutting canes for his own backside
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Max du Preez: Ramaphosa cutting canes for his own backside

By Max du Preez Most South Africans will probably agree that Cyril Ramaphosa is presently…

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Perspective: In choosing the new NPA boss, President Ramaphosa has to tread carefully
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Perspective: In choosing the new NPA boss, President Ramaphosa has to tread carefully

On Monday, President Cyril Ramaphosa was finally gifted the one thing he has probably wanted…

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Mondli Makhanya:  BEE is not the problem
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Mondli Makhanya: BEE is not the problem

Last Saturday, the DA’s policy chief, Gwen Ngwenya, confirmed to News24 that the party was…

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Kallie Kriel:  AfriForum/Zulu relationship brings hope….people like Melanie Verwoerd are intolerant
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Kallie Kriel: AfriForum/Zulu relationship brings hope….people like Melanie Verwoerd are intolerant

It is mind-boggling that Melanie Verwoerd in her article “The king and Kallie Kriel: Strange…

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Perspective:  It’s war in the DA between the’laptop boys’ and the ‘Bruma boys’
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Perspective: It’s war in the DA between the’laptop boys’ and the ‘Bruma boys’

By Adriaan Basson, Editor of News 24 The Democratic Alliance is at risk of being…

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Max du Preez: Long list of headlines too depressing to bear
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Max du Preez: Long list of headlines too depressing to bear

You’ve heard it too – people saying they’re going to stop reading newspapers and watching…

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Melanie Verwoerd:  The king and Kallie Kriel — strange ( and dangerous ) bedfellows
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Melanie Verwoerd: The king and Kallie Kriel — strange ( and dangerous ) bedfellows

There is an emoticon depicting a person with a hand over his/her face as a…

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ANC goes to ground after New York Times’ devastating exposé on Deputy President Mabuza
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ANC goes to ground after New York Times’ devastating exposé on Deputy President Mabuza

By Marianne Thamm While acting President David Mabuza was taking care of the country at…

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Perspective by Adriaan Basson: Is SA the next Zim? I can no longer confidently say ‘no’
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Perspective by Adriaan Basson: Is SA the next Zim? I can no longer confidently say ‘no’

By Adriaan Basson, Editor News 24 I never used to struggle answering the question, “Is…

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Mondli Makhanya: Young and factionalist  — the farce that is the Women’s League
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Mondli Makhanya: Young and factionalist — the farce that is the Women’s League

Phumzile van Damme:  Blurring the lines between party, state and public broadcaster
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Phumzile van Damme: Blurring the lines between party, state and public broadcaster

By Phumzile van Damme It was evening. Regular programming had been interrupted because the president…

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Melanie Verwoerd: Is it time to panic about land expropriation?
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Melanie Verwoerd: Is it time to panic about land expropriation?

Max du Preez:  Amending the constitution on land is becoming unavoidable
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Max du Preez: Amending the constitution on land is becoming unavoidable

The way in which the debates around land reform have been allowed to degenerate and…

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Justice Malala: Vote for Mahlangu shows ANC is rotten to its roots
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Justice Malala: Vote for Mahlangu shows ANC is rotten to its roots

We have, sadly, become used to political leaders being callow, deceitful, two-faced liars who fill…

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Mondli Makhanaya:  The ANC’s federalism runs deep
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Mondli Makhanaya: The ANC’s federalism runs deep

The outcome of the ANC’s provincial conference in Limpopo a few weeks ago had many…

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Melanie Verwoerd: Why the crooks will fail to get rid of Ramaphosa
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Melanie Verwoerd: Why the crooks will fail to get rid of Ramaphosa

By Melanie Verwoerd I am often asked why I’m passionate about politics. I don’t like…

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Perspective: Gauteng ANC’s shocking, horrifying re-election of Qedani Mahlangu, 144 lost lives later
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Perspective: Gauteng ANC’s shocking, horrifying re-election of Qedani Mahlangu, 144 lost lives later

By Stephen Grootes On Monday it was confirmed that the Gauteng ANC had re-elected Qedani…

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Max du Preez: On the road back to Mandela’s progressive values
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Max du Preez: On the road back to Mandela’s progressive values

The celebration of Nelson Mandela’s 100th birthday last week and former US president Barack Obama’s address at…

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Justice Malala: Moved by Obama? Well shut up and act on it, fast
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Justice Malala: Moved by Obama? Well shut up and act on it, fast

We are a nation of talkers, not doers; of politicians, not entrepreneurs. We analyse problems…

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Thuli Madonsela: How many wives does one need?
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Thuli Madonsela: How many wives does one need?

Men who engage in polygamy are narcissistic and women who acquiesce have a defeatist mind-set…

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